Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 3rd Jun 2006 16:18 UTC, submitted by anonymous
Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Xubuntu "Recently, Ubuntu founder and Canonical CEO Mark Shuttleworth spoke with The 451 Group at length about Dapper, Ubuntu, and the trends and development of the open source and free software movements as they relate to enterprise information technology. Last week, we ran Part I of a multi-part series in which The 451 Group presents Shuttleworth's comments along with insight and commentary from 451 Group analysts who cover the worlds of open source and enterprise software."
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RE[3]: shuttleworth gets it
by backdoc on Sun 4th Jun 2006 11:50 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: shuttleworth gets it"
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You make it sound like he won the lottery or something. I think it's more substantial than that. To me, the point is: "He did it". That makes him pretty smart, clever or whatever you want to call it. I know you eluded to this. But, you bordered on just calling him lucky.

It's frustrating to me when people look at other people's success and think that they somehow didn't/don't deserve it. The fact is that most successful people do deserve their success. They either worked hard for years, invested in their own ideas and made good decisions or knew how to sieze an opportunity.

I'm not saying that you didn't giving Shuttleworth credit. I'm just saying you could have done it without all of the stipulations.

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